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Recruitment Consultant - (Placing Apprenticeships)

Location: Derby, Derbyshire
Salary: £22000 - £28000/annum
Posted: 2 months ago
Industry: Sales
Contact Name: CV-Library
Scope of Role This is a proactive role where your focus will be on identifying apprenticeship vacancies with new businesses and providing them with suitable apprentices around the UK. Reporting to the Recruitment Manager, you will be responsible for identifying and gaining new clients /accounts across multiple sectors. You will develop relationships with employers and learners to achieve your monthly targets and key performance indicators. You will play a key role in meeting our growth plans. Key Responsibilites The role of Recruitment Consultant is to increase the placement of candidates within apprenticeship placements and build relationships with employers, promoting the services offered through effective sales techniques. To achieve, as a minimum, the monthly targets for apprenticeship placements as set by the Board of Directors. Generate new business through effective outbound telephone activities by ensuring that the company’s minimum standards are matched and exceeded. Maintain existing business and maximise potential by carrying out regular client service calls and investigating opportunities during all contact. Ensure all leads and referrals occurring from internal or external parties are followed up promptly to maximise opportunities. Obtain accurate job descriptions from clients in respect of the apprenticeship vacancy along with flexible person specifications. Ensure regular contact with candidates in your allocated region irrespective of whether they are assigned to a particular vacancy or not. Ensure candidates are fully briefed on the employer and the opportunity prior to interview and to obtain their feedback post interview and provide constructive feedback obtained from the employer. Work with the Learning Support Advisors to fully screen candidates and assess their suitability against the clients’ requirements and the person specification. Ensure regular communication with the Recruitment Manager in respect of any concerns about a client, learner or opportunity. Ensure that you are fully aware of the company’s safeguarding policy and your responsibilities within that and refer any matters for concern to the company’s designated safeguarding officer for further investigation. Ensure that all relevant administration relating to clients and learners in completed promptly and accurately. Ensure that all company’s databases are updated immediately with all relevant client and/or candidate information. To build and maintain relationships with all relevant stakeholders such as the National Apprenticeship Service, jobcentre plus and schools within your allocated region. Undertake regular research to ensure that you remain up to date with changes and developments within the sector, subscribing to relevant e-newsletters from ESFA, RAA, OFSTED etc. Ensure that you operate in line with the staff handbook and all other company policies and codes of conduct to which the company subscribes at all times. To maintain the utmost professionalism at all times. Skills and Experience Extensive Business to business and business to customer telesales experience. Proven track record of exceeding set targets. Experience of selling within Apprenticeships/Government funded training. (Not essential) Strong self motivator, innovative, and interpersonal skills. Able to manage workload and prioritise effectively. Excellent communication skills. Flexible approach with passion for success. Capability of building rapport and relationships. For more information on this opportunity please contact the Resourcing Team at Babington